“Right to try” legislation and the management of prostate cancer

As many of our readers may be aware, the “right to try” treatments using investigational new drugs outside of the clinical trials processes required by drug developers and overseen by the US Food and Drug Administration is a current “hot topic” on Capitol Hill. … READ MORE …

Regulators suspend marketing of oral ketoconazole in Europe

On Friday last week, US regulators recommended that oral ketoconazole should no longer be used as a first-line treatment for fungal infections whereas European regulators recommended a complete suspension of marketing for all oral ketoconazole-containing drugs. … READ MORE …

An interesting signal from CMS as “the good guy”

As many in the prostate cancer community will be aware, there has been a major battle ongoing over whether the drug bevacizumab (Avastin) should continue to be approved by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of women with metastatic breast cancer. … READ MORE …